In this detailed overview, learn more about anxiety disorders, how they are assessed, and treatment options.
While anxiety can be a normal reaction to stress, for people with anxiety disorders the fear is not temporary and can be overwhelming.
Anxiety disorders are conditions in which you have anxiety that does not go away and can get worse over time. The symptoms can interfere with daily activities such as going out, interacting with friends or family, and sleeping.
Helpful Links and Resources
Expert-selected websites and documents related to anxiety disorders.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
CAMH info on what older adults, their families and friends need to know.View Resource
Useful free resources such as the MindShift CBT app and My Anxiety Plans (MAPS).View Resource
Self-Help and Educational Resources Handout
This handout highlights useful links, apps, self-help books, and other resources.View Resource
BounceBack® is a free program from the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) that helps you build skills to improve your mental health.View Resource
Find Your Local CMHA
Find Canadian Mental Health Association in your area.View Resource
Health Quality Ontario's Patient Guide for Anxiety Disorders
Find suggestions on what to discuss with your health care providers to help you to receive high-quality care.View Resource
Managing anxiety with cognitive behaviour therapy: What is it and how can it help?
In this video, Dr. Randi McCabe discusses CBT, as well as other helpful resources.View Resource
Check out our 35-minute e-learning lesson learn about the signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments for anxiety disorders.Lesson Outline
To learn more about the different types of anxiety disorders, read through our detailed overview.Anxiety Disorders Overview
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